Hard Disk Drives

Hard Disk Drives In this lesson we introduce Hard Disk Drives, and examine drive types and hard drives function. For demonstration purposes we open up a drive and begin looking at its structure and components.  DO NOT THIS on drives in use, exposure to air, dust, and other particles will contaminate it, this is simply to done to help you comprehend how the drive performs its functions. The HDD is made up of platters, they are staked and coded with a magnetic coating which accept 1’s and 0’s, this is how data is written to the drive.  You’ll see the “spindle” which is what writes the data to the drive in sectors and you’ll also learn how this process is performed. You’ll also learn the function of other pieces, how you can determine when you are able to have a drive failure or head crash and what preventative actions they should trigger.
Learn on the go.
The app designed for the modern cyber security professional.
Get it on Google Play Get it on the App Store

Our Revolution

We believe Cyber Security training should be free, for everyone, FOREVER. Everyone, everywhere, deserves the OPPORTUNITY to learn, begin and grow a career in this fascinating field. Therefore, Cybrary is a free community where people, companies and training come together to give everyone the ability to collaborate in an open source way that is revolutionizing the cyber security educational experience.

Cybrary On The Go

Get the Cybrary app for Android for online and offline viewing of our lessons.

Get it on Google Play

Support Cybrary

Donate Here to Get This Month's Donor Badge

Skip to toolbar

We recommend always using caution when following any link

Are you sure you want to continue?